The death of a man who was hit by a train in Kings Langley station last night is being treated as "non-suspicious" by the police.

Officers from Rickmansworth and the British Transport Police attended the station, in Station Road, at 7.40pm.

John Ellul, British Transport Police spokesman, said: "Officers from BTP and Hertfordshire Police were called to Kings Langley rail station to a report that a man had been struck by a train.

"It is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

"Medics from the East of England Ambulance Service also attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Officers are currently working to formally identify the man and inform his family and a file will be prepared for the coroner."

The line was handed back to Network Rail at 9.34pm.